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Earl Hanley Beshlin

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Preceded by  Orrin D. Bleakley
Role  U.S. representative
Succeeded by  Willis J. Hulings
Party  Democratic Party
Political party  Democratic
Resigned  March 3, 1919
Name  Earl Beshlin

Earl Hanley Beshlin
Born  April 28, 1870 Conewango Township, Pennsylvania (1870-04-28)
Died  July 12, 1971, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States

Earl Hanley Beshlin (April 28, 1870 – July 12, 1971) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Earl H. Beshlin was born in Conewango Township, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Warren High School in Warren, Pennsylvania. He became a lawyer and engaged in private practice. He was elected Burgess of Warren County, Pennsylvania, from 1906 to 1909. He served as borough solicitor of Warren County from 1914 to 1918.

Beshlin elected as a Democrat and Prohibitionist to the Sixty-fifth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Orrin D. Bleakley. Beshlin's Republican opponent in the 1917 special election, Captain Ulysses Grant Lyons, was actually declared the winner erroneously on November 7, 1917, by the New York Times. Beshlin was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1918. He was a member and later chairman of the Board of Education of Warren County from 1919-35. He was also a hospital executive. He died in 1971, in Warren, Pennsylvania and interred in Oakland Mausoleum.

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